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Convivium brings you news, commentary and research on issues affecting daily life for Canadians of all faiths.
Submissions welcomed for consideration: convivium@cardus.ca.

  • Open Wide and Say Law

    Faye Sonier and Kiely Williams

    Calgary physician Dr. Kiely Williams and Ottawa lawyer Faye Sonier show how the expansion of MAiD has given lawyers medical authority while silencing doctors who consider it very bad medicine.

  • Shadows and Light on Palliative Care

    Peter Stockland

    Rapid expansion of Medical Aid in Dying and forced closure of a Vancouver-area hospice have raised alarm among palliative care providers. But Peter Stockland finds vital positive signs, too.

  • Calling Genocide By Its Name

    Susan Korah

    On April 24, 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden will acknowledge the 1915 genocide of Armenians. Canadian descendants now want Turkey to own its historic crime, Susan Korah reports.

  • Charting Educational Justice

    Brett Fawcett

    Brett Fawcett argues Alberta charter schools should be free to operate on religious grounds to meet the just vision of Canada’s founding constitutional vision.

News & Views

Sacred Spaces

Photography is the art of seeing, which can bring the sacred to light and give pause to reflect, to ponder, to pray. Submissions welcomed for consideration: convivium@cardus.ca.

To Be Human

The hand of the artist dips the paintbrush in and out of paint with patience and ease.

Raindrops

The water droplets are as ephemeral as one's glance towards them.

This is Home

A cup of something deliciously warm to my side, I wrap my toes under the blanket as I listen to the soundtrack of the world happening outside my window.

Voices From the Crowd

Millions of Canadians live their faith through everyday acts. Voices From the Crowd seeks to stitch those stories together. Submissions welcomed for consideration: convivium@cardus.ca.

Stopping Fear, Spreading Hope

Nolan Toscano

Fear may seem as prevalent as the COVID-19 virus during this difficult time. But trusting that good can come from that which we can’t control might be the hopeful antidote we need, writes Nolan Toscano.

The Myths of Starting Over

Jacob Sims

When we travel and separate from our historical baggage and community, we reach a radical moment to start over, writes Jacob Sims. But we do not start from square one.

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